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Sexual Assault Civil Cases in California

Separate from criminal law, California civil law allows a person to seek justice and compensation for the emotional and physical injuries sustained from all types of sexual violence. All victims of sexual assault and sexual abuse have the right to file a claim and sue perpetrators for their damages. If you have been or currently are being sexually assaulted...

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Common Causes for Big Rig (Truck) Accidents in California

Roadway accidents always pose a significant safety risk. Accidents involving large commercial trucks such as tractor-trailers, eighteen-wheelers, and big rigs are an even greater risk. These large trucks can weigh up to twenty times the amount of a typical passenger car. Therefore, when these trucks are involved in an accident with a passenger car, it is almost a guarantee...

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Sexual Misconduct Cases in California

Sexual misconduct is a term that is used to describe a variety of sexual related crimes and behaviors. “Sexual misconduct” often refers to someone who is behaving in a sexual way towards another person without obtaining that person’s consent for the behavior. Misconduct also often occurs in relationships where the dynamic of power between partners is shifted insomuch that...

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace in California

Sexual harassment in the workplace is against the law in California and is viewed as a form of sex discrimination. Sexual harassment in the workplace refers to behavior such as unwelcome sexual advances, or physical, visual, or verbal conduct of a sexual nature. This behavior may create an intimidating, offensive, or hostile work environment and is based on an...

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Can People Be Crashproof?

The Victoria, Australia Transport Accident Commission (TAC), in conjunction with Patricia Piccinini, a local Melbourne artist, has constructed a prototype of a human that could better withstand crash crashes. They call their interactive life-size sculpture, Graham, and exhibit him to show people how vulnerable they are to injuries from car crashes. Graham can withstand collisions with 18 wheelers, high...

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